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Tennessee State University

3500 John A. Merritt Blvd
Nashville, Tennessee 37209

7500Largest Group
50Meeting Rooms
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Tennessee State University offers a hosts of Academic, Athletic, and Community Centered camps and programs for both the Summer months, and during the Academic year. Some of the camps offered include the following: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), Upward Bound, Little Tigers Football, TSU Athletics Youth boys and girls Basketball skills camps, Youth Active and Media Savvy (YAMS) Camp, Community Academy of Music & Arts (CAMA) Camps, Engineering Concepts Institute (ECI), Pre Engineering Program to Stimulate Interest in Engineering (PEPSI), National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI), MUREP/SITES Academy, and so many more.

Tennessee State University has space to fit your event's needs at our main campus, located just 10 minutes from downtown Nashville, or our Avon Williams campus, located right in the heart of downtown Nashville.  Tennessee State University offers many venues to host your next exhibit, reception, party, concert, tournament or sporting event, from the elegant Jane E. Elliott Auditorium to the multi purpose Gentry Complex.  Our event staff is waiting for your request, call us today!

Tennessee State University is located in Nashville, Tennessee, also known as "Music City USA".  The beautiful main campus sits on 500 acres near the Cumberland River in a residential neighborhood just 5 miles northwest of downtown; Avon Williams Campus, in the heart of the city, is within easy walking distance of central business and government district.  More information about the Avon Williams Campus is available by calling 615-963-5797.
  • 7,500 seats multi-use arena
  • Easy access to airport
  • One stop conference and events planning
  • On-site catering
  • 500 seat auditorium
  • Wireless campus

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John C. Tune Airport / 12
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Each building on campus meets technology requirements/standards. All classrooms and conference spaces have internet connectivity (wired and wireless). Teleconferencing availability for 15, 70, 90 or 300 with video-audio capability.
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Our food service program provides the very best in food quality and service to meet all of your needs. We offer an abundant combination of traditional menu options as well as popular natural brands.
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Signed Contract/Liability Insurance Required. For more information, contact: Director Events Management & Conference Services

Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110